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Great Britain and Japan have confirmed plans to build a new fighter

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul10,2024

Velika Britain, Japan Confirm Plans to Build New Fighter

During a recent phone call on July 6, Japanese Prime Ministers Fumio Kishida and Great Britain's Keir Starmer reaffirmed their commitment to the Global Combat Air Program (GCAP).< /p>

Prime Minister Kishida began his speech by congratulating Starmer on his new role, emphasizing the importance of the relationship between Japan and the UK.

He stated: “The partnership between Japan and the UK Britain, based on shared values ​​and principles, has never been so close and strong. Kishida also thanked Great Britain for the warm welcome extended to the Emperor and Empress of Japan during their visit.

Prime Minister Starmer echoed these words, expressing his satisfaction with the meeting with Their Majesties and his desire to build even closer ties with Japan. “It was a great honor for me to have the opportunity to exchange greetings with Their Majesties”, – said Starmer.

Both leaders agreed that the security of the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific regions are deeply connected and emphasized the need for continuous cooperation. “The security of the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific regions are inseparable and they have confirmed their close cooperation”, – said the message based on the results of the telephone conversation.

The key topic of discussion was the Global Combat Air Program (GCAP), the joint work of Great Britain, Japan and Italy on the creation of a stealth fighter of the next generation. The initiative aims to replace existing aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Mitsubishi F-2. “Both leaders also confirmed that they will continue to promote cooperation between the two countries, including within the Global Combat Air Program (GCAP)”, – the message states.

GCAP involves about 9,000 people and more than 1,000 suppliers worldwide, of which 600 – in Great Britain and 400 – in Italy and Japan.

The conversation also touched on other global issues, including conflicts in Ukraine, the Middle East and East Asia. Both leaders confirmed their commitment to working together within the framework of the G7 and other international platforms to solve these problems.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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